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ABZ Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: ABZ / EGPD
Airport Names:
  1. Aberdeen International Airport
  2. Aberdeen/Dyce Airport
  3. Port-adhair Obar Dheathain
Location: Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
GPS Coordinates: 57°12'9"N by 2°11'53"W
Area Served: Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Operator/Owner: Heathrow Airport Holdings
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 215 feet (66 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Aberdeen International Airport (ABZ):

  • The closest airport to Aberdeen International Airport (ABZ) is RAF Lossiemouth (LMO), which is located 55 miles (88 kilometers) NW of ABZ.
  • Until March 2005, aircraft were not allowed to take-off or land between 22:30 and 06:00 local time due to noise constraints.
  • With the discovery of North Sea oil, helicopter operations began in 1967, linking the growing number of oil rigs to the mainland.
  • In addition to being known as "Aberdeen International Airport", other names for ABZ include "Aberdeen/Dyce Airport" and "Port-adhair Obar Dheathain".
  • The airport is owned and operated by Heathrow Airport Holdings, which also owns and operates three other UK airports, and is itself owned by FGP TopCo Limited, an international consortium, which includes Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and GIC Special Investments, that is led by the Spanish Ferrovial Group.
  • A significant wartime event occurred in May 1943 when a German, Junkers Ju 88 fighter-bomber landed here.
  • Near the airport off the A96 it the flat areas across from Concraig Farm the land here had wooden poles erected to deter German Gliders landing to attack RAF Dyce during WW2
  • Aberdeen International Airport handled 3,440,765 passengers last year.
  • The furthest airport from Aberdeen International Airport (ABZ) is Ryan's Creek Aerodrome (SZS), which is located 11,616 miles (18,694 kilometers) away in Stewart Island, New Zealand.
  • Because of Aberdeen International Airport's relatively low elevation of 215 feet, planes can take off or land at Aberdeen International Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • Refurbishment work will see the installation of a segregated walkway for passengers, as well significant enhancements to the international arrivals hall and improvements to jet parking stands.
  • Aberdeen International Airport (ABZ) currently has only 1 runway.

Map of Nearest Airports from Aberdeen International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Aberdeen International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
154.82 miles (88.23 km) NWRAF Lossiemouth (LMO)Lossiemouth, Scotland, United KingdomView RAF Lossiemouth on a map Set LMO as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Lossiemouth
259.35 miles (95.51 km) WNWKinloss Barracks (FSS)Forres, Scotland, United KingdomView Kinloss Barracks on a map Set FSS as destination Airport Get more information about Kinloss Barracks
360.54 miles (97.42 km) SSWDundee Airport (DND)Dundee, Scotland, United KingdomView Dundee Airport on a map Set DND as destination Airport Get more information about Dundee Airport
462.68 miles (100.87 km) SSWRAF Leuchars (ADX)St Andrews, Scotland, United KingdomView RAF Leuchars on a map Set ADX as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Leuchars
568.88 miles (110.84 km) SWPerth Airport (PSL)Perth, Scotland, United KingdomView Perth Airport on a map Set PSL as destination Airport Get more information about Perth Airport
672.79 miles (117.14 km) WNWInverness Airport (INV)Inverness, Scotland, United KingdomView Inverness Airport on a map Set INV as destination Airport Get more information about Inverness Airport
792.84 miles (149.41 km) NNWWick Airport (WIC)Wick, Scotland, United KingdomView Wick Airport on a map Set WIC as destination Airport Get more information about Wick Airport
897.40 miles (156.75 km) SSWEdinburgh Airport (EDI)Edinburgh, United KingdomView Edinburgh Airport on a map Set EDI as destination Airport Get more information about Edinburgh Airport
9123.98 miles (199.53 km) NNWKirkwall Airport (KOI)Kirkwall, Orkney Islands, United KingdomView Kirkwall Airport on a map Set KOI as destination Airport Get more information about Kirkwall Airport
10125.29 miles (201.64 km) SWGlasgow International Airport (GLA)Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomView Glasgow International Airport on a map Set GLA as destination Airport Get more information about Glasgow International Airport
11135.89 miles (218.69 km) NStronsay Airport (SOY)Stronsay, Scotland, United KingdomView Stronsay Airport on a map Set SOY as destination Airport Get more information about Stronsay Airport
12138.94 miles (223.61 km) NEday Airport (EOI)Eday, Scotland, United KingdomView Eday Airport on a map Set EOI as destination Airport Get more information about Eday Airport
13142.16 miles (228.78 km) NSanday Airport (NDY)Sanday, Scotland, United KingdomView Sanday Airport on a map Set NDY as destination Airport Get more information about Sanday Airport
14148.64 miles (239.21 km) SWGlasgow-Prestwick Airport (PIK)Prestwick (near Glasgow), Scotland, United KingdomView Glasgow-Prestwick Airport on a map Set PIK as destination Airport Get more information about Glasgow-Prestwick Airport
15150.82 miles (242.73 km) SNewcastle Airport (NCL)Newcastle upon Tyne, United KingdomView Newcastle Airport on a map Set NCL as destination Airport Get more information about Newcastle Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Aberdeen International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Aberdeen International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,616.04 miles (18,694.16 km) SERyan's Creek Aerodrome (SZS)Stewart Island, New ZealandView Ryan's Creek Aerodrome on a map Set SZS as destination Airport Get more information about Ryan's Creek Aerodrome
211,593.36 miles (18,657.66 km) SSEDunedin International Airport (DUD)Dunedin, Otago, New ZealandView Dunedin International Airport on a map Set DUD as destination Airport Get more information about Dunedin International Airport
311,589.99 miles (18,652.23 km) SSEInvercargill Airport (IVC)Invercargill, New ZealandView Invercargill Airport on a map Set IVC as destination Airport Get more information about Invercargill Airport
411,543.75 miles (18,577.82 km) SSEOamaru Airport (OAM)Oamaru, North Otago, New ZealandView Oamaru Airport on a map Set OAM as destination Airport Get more information about Oamaru Airport
511,533.13 miles (18,560.73 km) SSEAlexandra Aerodrome (ALR)Alexandra, New ZealandView Alexandra Aerodrome on a map Set ALR as destination Airport Get more information about Alexandra Aerodrome
611,509.73 miles (18,523.08 km) SSEQueenstown Airport (ZQN)Queenstown, New ZealandView Queenstown Airport on a map Set ZQN as destination Airport Get more information about Queenstown Airport
711,501.35 miles (18,509.59 km) SSERichard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) (TIU)Timaru, New ZealandView Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) on a map Set TIU as destination Airport Get more information about Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport)
811,499.27 miles (18,506.24 km) SSEWanaka Airport (WKA)Wanaka, New ZealandView Wanaka Airport on a map Set WKA as destination Airport Get more information about Wanaka Airport
911,481.75 miles (18,478.05 km) SSEAshburton Aerodrome (ASG)Ashburton, New ZealandView Ashburton Aerodrome on a map Set ASG as destination Airport Get more information about Ashburton Aerodrome
1011,478.53 miles (18,472.86 km) SSWChatham Islands (CHT)Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New ZealandView Chatham Islands on a map Set CHT as destination Airport Get more information about Chatham Islands
1111,472.42 miles (18,463.03 km) SSEMilford Sound Airport (MFN)Milford Sound, New ZealandView Milford Sound Airport on a map Set MFN as destination Airport Get more information about Milford Sound Airport
1211,461.97 miles (18,446.20 km) SSEChristchurch International Airport (CHC)Christchurch, New ZealandView Christchurch International Airport on a map Set CHC as destination Airport Get more information about Christchurch International Airport
1311,459.80 miles (18,442.72 km) SSEGlentanner Aerodrome (GTN)Mount Cook, New ZealandView Glentanner Aerodrome on a map Set GTN as destination Airport Get more information about Glentanner Aerodrome
1411,450.68 miles (18,428.04 km) SSEMount Cook Airport (MON)Mount Cook, New ZealandView Mount Cook Airport on a map Set MON as destination Airport Get more information about Mount Cook Airport
1511,428.85 miles (18,392.90 km) SSEFox Glacier Aerodrome (FGL)Fox Glacier, New ZealandView Fox Glacier Aerodrome on a map Set FGL as destination Airport Get more information about Fox Glacier Aerodrome